Slave to Love for Prompt 75, Influence of the Dark Side

Image credit: en.wikipedia.org

Image credit: en.wikipedia.org

I feast on your desires like scraps from a wretched beggar’s table. In this I
am a myriad of choices to acquiesce and follow and
become the thing I once most despised; this insipid, crawling
death of sensibility and morality, and in
the depths of this depravity my pointless acts are yet the
destroyer of all sensibility, of honour and
of duty. But yet for one brief moment in your gaze I bequeath all my
worlds at your feet, a humble slave to your un-ending greed.

(c) Helen Valentina 2014, All Rights Reserved

‘I am become Death, the destroyer of Worlds’ The Bhagavad Gita

For mindlovemisery’s prompt at: http://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2014/10/05/prompt-75-influence-the-dark-side/

About helenvalentina

Like most people, I have a number of sides to me. The most interesting one probably emerges through my writing, hence this blog. I love to read, and also to write, and so this is a way to share both.
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10 Responses to Slave to Love for Prompt 75, Influence of the Dark Side

  1. Oh wow Helen this one packs a punch! The formatting and the choice of bold print very effective and dramatic!

  2. Great response to the prompt Helen. The idea of an ‘unending greed’ is very powerful and i thought very effective.

  3. landl30 says:

    very heavy Helen… and nice play with the line openings. a good grabber.
    Len

  4. That’s a cool format, too. 🙂

  5. Extremely well written. Very creative! The more I read the more it makes me think.

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